By Mary Mosquera 11:11 am December 02, 2011
"Patient-centeredness" should be part of education and training, and included within competencies for certification, say physician executives.
By Kaiser Health News 10:53 am December 02, 2011
Donald Berwick, MD, administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services steps down Dec. 2 after 15 months on the job. He is known as a champion of healthcare information technology and patient-centered care.
By Bernie Monegain 10:40 am December 02, 2011
Though PACS replacements have slowed overall, a new KLAS report, "PACS 2011: A Victim of Its Own Success," indicates that a new wave of replacements is near. Nearly one in six hospitals and health systems with more than 1,000 beds reported they have plans to replace their PACS.
By Michelle McNickle 10:11 am December 02, 2011
It’s evident patient privacy and data security is a concern within the industry, but climbing costs and an ever-growing concern with organizations’ ability to protect against breaches is something that’s recently come to light. A recent study by the Ponemon Institute, sponsored by ID Experts gives us five current issues with patient privacy and...
By Diana Manos 09:58 am December 02, 2011
Officials at the University of Michigan announced Thursday that the university will launch a new Master of Health Informatics program, to launch in the fall of 2012.
By Mike Miliard 09:57 am December 02, 2011
Intelligent InSites will introduce Intelligent InSites Business Intelligence next week, enabling easy-to-use data mining of contextual data to analyze trends and identify process improvement opportunities.
By MC4 Public Affairs 09:35 am December 02, 2011
AMSUS awards the Army's Medical Communications for Combat Casualty Care unit for its efforts to improve federal healthcare initiatives, including EMR and tele-behavioral health projects that better serve soldiers in the combat zone.
By Kaiser Health News 09:17 am December 02, 2011
Dr. Donald Berwick's 15-month tenure at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services was marked by ambitious efforts to improve the nation's health care system.
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By Marc Perlman 09:15 am December 02, 2011
The journey to outcomes-focused personalized care demands infrastructure for data collection, integration and transformation. Here are four tenets to help health IT pros evaluate solutions.
By Jamie Thompson 12:53 pm December 01, 2011
Barco and McKesson have announced a partnership to provide medical display systems for NIMIS, Ireland's national PACS program. The installation covers more than 1,100 medical displays for 35 hospitals and will serve more than 4.2 million people

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